Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for RESTful skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RESTful over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RESTful
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 42 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 +15
Contract jobs citing RESTful 96 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.95% 8.18% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.76% 18.86% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 49 16
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +70.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £468 £388 £259
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
East of England median daily rate £525 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +23.53% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 2
Essex median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.61% +14.21%
East of England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +73.61% +14.21%

RESTful is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 404 334 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.65% 43.38% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 241 115
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +46.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £250
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 25
Essex median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.30% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £18.80 £26.44 £30.85
90th Percentile £53.63 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £43.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +21.53% -4.00%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Essex

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Essex

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RESTful in Essex over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RESTful in Essex

RESTful
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RESTful in Essex

RESTful
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RESTful within the Essex region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -3 3 £475 +5.56% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - - 1
Harlow - 2 £425 - 2
Chelmsford - 1 £575 - 1
Colchester - 1 £700 - 1
RESTful
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 79 (82.29%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (81.25%) Web Services
3 75 (78.13%) Java
4 71 (73.96%) TDD
5 70 (72.92%) SOAP
6 66 (68.75%) Greenfield Project
7 64 (66.67%) SAP
7 64 (66.67%) Telecoms
7 64 (66.67%) Finance
7 64 (66.67%) Programme Management
7 64 (66.67%) Manufacturing
7 64 (66.67%) Marketing
8 63 (65.63%) Digital Marketing
8 63 (65.63%) Electronics
8 63 (65.63%) SOA
8 63 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (54.17%) Oracle
9 52 (54.17%) Middleware
10 51 (53.13%) Mule
10 51 (53.13%) Apache Camel
10 51 (53.13%) WSO2
11 50 (52.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 50 (52.08%) Oracle Service Bus
12 49 (51.04%) Java 8
13 46 (47.92%) XML
14 38 (39.58%) JSON
15 28 (29.17%) WireMock
15 28 (29.17%) Swagger
15 28 (29.17%) XPath
15 28 (29.17%) Maven

RESTful
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (53.13%) Mule
2 50 (52.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 50 (52.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.17%) Confluence
5 1 (1.04%) Drupal
5 1 (1.04%) SAS
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) MySQL
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Big Data
2 2 (2.08%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (2.08%) GIS
2 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.08%) HBase
2 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (1.04%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Maven
2 12 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (5.21%) JIRA
3 5 (5.21%) Selenium
4 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.13%) JUnit
5 2 (2.08%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.08%) Calabash
5 2 (2.08%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.08%) fastlane
5 2 (2.08%) Gradle
5 2 (2.08%) Xcode
6 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.04%) Pivotal Tracker
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.04%) Subversion
6 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.04%) Zephyr
General
1 64 (66.67%) Finance
1 64 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 64 (66.67%) Marketing
1 64 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 63 (65.63%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (78.13%) Developer
2 44 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 39 (40.63%) Senior Developer
4 37 (38.54%) Integration Developer
5 20 (20.83%) SOA Developer
6 19 (19.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (15.63%) Agile Developer
8 14 (14.58%) Senior Agile Developer
9 12 (12.50%) Lead Developer
10 11 (11.46%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (8.33%) Automation Tester
11 8 (8.33%) Business Analyst
11 8 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (8.33%) Tester
12 6 (6.25%) Product Business Analyst
12 6 (6.25%) Product Owner
12 6 (6.25%) Technical Product Owner
13 5 (5.21%) Analyst
13 5 (5.21%) Senior Automation Tester
13 5 (5.21%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (81.25%) Web Services
2 70 (72.92%) SOAP
3 52 (54.17%) Middleware
4 51 (53.13%) Apache Camel
5 46 (47.92%) XML
6 38 (39.58%) JSON
7 28 (29.17%) Swagger
7 28 (29.17%) WireMock
7 28 (29.17%) XSLT
8 14 (14.58%) JMS
8 14 (14.58%) Spring
9 13 (13.54%) Spring Boot
10 12 (12.50%) JAX-RS
11 10 (10.42%) REST
12 5 (5.21%) CSS
12 5 (5.21%) HTML
12 5 (5.21%) jQuery
13 3 (3.13%) Gherkin
13 3 (3.13%) Lambda Expressions
14 2 (2.08%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 66 (68.75%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.04%) Life Science
3 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (82.29%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (73.96%) TDD
3 64 (66.67%) Programme Management
4 63 (65.63%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (65.63%) Digital Marketing
4 63 (65.63%) SOA
5 24 (25.00%) Scrum
6 13 (13.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 13 (13.54%) Microservices
6 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
7 12 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (11.46%) CQRS
9 10 (10.42%) API Testing
10 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.33%) Open Source
11 7 (7.29%) SDET
12 5 (5.21%) Kanban
12 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.13%) Java
2 49 (51.04%) Java 8
3 28 (29.17%) XPath
4 10 (10.42%) Groovy
5 8 (8.33%) Java 9
6 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) C#
7 4 (4.17%) Scala
8 3 (3.13%) C
9 2 (2.08%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.08%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
10 1 (1.04%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.04%) Python
10 1 (1.04%) Ruby
10 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 64 (66.67%) SAP
2 52 (54.17%) Oracle
3 51 (53.13%) WSO2
4 7 (7.29%) Talend
5 4 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.08%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.04%) MapR